Walk cw191 Creigiau Gleision from Llyn Crafnant

Lovely views with little company


Route outline for walk cw191:

- Llyn Crafnant  -   Crimpiau  -   Craig Wen  -   Craiglwyn  -   Creigiau Gleision  -   Creigiau Gleision (North Top)  -   Lledwigan  -   Llyn Crafnant.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
2
Welsh
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 Welsh Nuttalls
3
Welsh
Nuttalls
Dewey
1
Welsh
Dewey
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Welsh
Marilyn
Bridget
1
Bridget

The highest point of this walk is Creigiau Gleision at 678m (2225ft). Creigiau Gleision is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (81st highest in Wales, 198th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Creigiau Gleision is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (107th in Wales, 262nd in England & Wales). Creigiau Gleision is classified as a Marilyn (36th highest in Wales, 627th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Creigiau Gleision (North Top), 634m (2081ft). Creigiau Gleision (North Top) is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (112th highest in Wales, 269th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Creigiau Gleision (North Top) is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (154th in Wales, 365th in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Craiglwyn, 623m (2045ft). Craiglwyn is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (167th in Wales, 394th in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag Craig Wen, 548m (1799ft) - a Welsh Dewey (97th in Wal, 170th Eng & Wal) and Crimpiau 475m (1559ft) and a Bridget.


For more details about what constitutes a Mountain and Mountain & Hill Classifications see: Peaks & Mountains.

For more details about peak bagging and how to record your achievements see: Peak Bagging.


This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL17
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 115
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk cw191 Creigiau Gleision from Llyn Crafnant

In no particular order . . .

Craig Wen from Llyn Crafnant

Craig Wen from Llyn Crafnant

Photo: Mike Griffiths (1)

Llyn Crafnant Reservoir

Llyn Crafnant Reservoir

Photo: Gary Park (1)

Craig Wen from Craiglwyn

Craig Wen from Craiglwyn

Photo: Mike Knipe (199)

Hubby Paul on Creigiau Gleision

Hubby Paul on Creigiau Gleision

Photo: Sharon Clarke (1)

The track to Llyn Anafon in September

The track to Llyn Anafon in September

Photo: Mike Griffiths (5)

Low cloud over Nant Beglong, Gallt yr Ogof and Tryfan from Craig Wen

Low cloud over Nant Beglong, Gallt yr Ogof and Tryfan from Craig Wen

Photo: Will Caesar (14)

Glyder Fach, Tryfan and Glyder Fawr from Creigiau Gleision (North Top)

Glyder Fach, Tryfan and Glyder Fawr from Creigiau Gleision (North Top)

Photo: Mike Griffiths (3)

Llyn Cwmorthin, Allt y Ceffylau and Allt-fawr from Moel-yr-hydd

Llyn Cwmorthin, Allt y Ceffylau and Allt-fawr from Moel-yr-hydd

Photo: Mike Knipe (200)

The Ogwen Valley with Tryfan and Y Garn prominent from the lower southern slopes of Creigiau Gleision

The Ogwen Valley with Tryfan and Y Garn prominent from the lower southern slopes of Creigiau Gleision

Photo: Mike Griffiths (4)

Carnedd Moel Siabod from Pen-y-gwryd

Carnedd Moel Siabod from Pen-y-gwryd

Photo: Will Caesar (15)


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